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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 29, 2012

M-Maji Launch: A USSD application to improve clean water access in the slums


    It’s not every day that a mobile application is launched to the accompaniment of songs, dances, and gymnastics. That’s exactly what happened at Sarangombe in Kibera, where a crowd gathered to launch M-Maji  (“mobile-water” in Swahili). M-Maji is a mobile phone-based water information system that aims to empower under-served communities with better

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 28, 2012

Design Thinking Workshop at iHub


It was a super cool and interactive workshop with Terry and Joshua from Stanford and Dan from University of Nairobi.  If you are a techpreneur,researcher, a designer and you did not attend  then you missed out! We learnt a bunch of interesting and eye-opening things. The workshop started off

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iHub Research By Leo Mutuku / March 25, 2012

Africa Mobile Money Research (AMMREC2012) Conference


The AMMREC2012 will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), on 2nd -3rd April 2012. The conference themed: Evidence of financial inclusion through mobile technology: Academia, private sector, development community and government perspectives has been organized by The Africa Mobile Money Research Centre (AMMREC) of the University of Nairobi. Mobile money is an

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / March 22, 2012

ICT Hubs Model: Understanding the Key Factors of the iHub Model


iHub research has released the final model report which can be downloaded here.  iHub Research is currently dis-aggregating the unique factors that make up ICT Hubs models in Africa and the iHub was the first to be profiled out of the other 14 Hubs/Labs. Methodology Mixed methods were used to

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 16, 2012

Conclusion of ICTD 2012


After a whirlwind four days, the 4th ICTD conference, held in Atlanta, Georgia, was concluded. The event, which brought together the most passionate thinkers, researchers, and some practitioners, was a learning event for all. The event was well run and kept to the schedule (uncommon in most conferences!) thanks in

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